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Reading Research Area:

Complex cognitive process of decoding symbols in order to construct or derive meaning (reading comprehension); It is a means of language acquisition, of communication, and of sharing information and ideas

Published Faculty:

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Shea Kerkhoff, Ph.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

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Gwendolyn Y. Turner, Ed.D., Ed.D.
Founders Professor

Professor Turner received her Ed.D. and M.Ed. from the University of Arkansas and her BA from Arkansas State University. She has served as a Social Studies Teacher, Reading and Communications Specialist, Adult Educator, Educational Consultant and Teacher Educator. She has served as a board member of the College Reading Assocation, English Language Learning Center, Scholarship Foundation, and MO Partners of the Americas. She is a member of the National Conference for Research in Literacy, the International Reading Association, International Council on Education for Teaching, Phi Kappa Phi, and Phi Delta Kappa. Dr. Turner has served as a visiting Professor in South Africa, Brazil, and Bolivia and is keenly interested ...